Woke Bank Run fet. Kat Abughazaleh
Season 1, Ep. 104
If Tucker Carlson seems a little lost at the moment—that’s because he is. At least, that’s what Media Matters researcher Kat Abughazaleh says, and she has to watch the fire-breathing Fox News host every day for work. Then, Fever Dreams digs into the obfuscation being performed by Fox and others in the conservative media after one of the country’s worst banking collapses. Plus! In the podcast’s Fresh Hell segment, Weill and Sommer discuss the worst dressed man in North America—Jordan Peterson—and how exactly he styles the atrocious outfits he’s recently become known for.
Miles Klee on The New Abnormal17:55Rolling Stone's Mile Klee joins The New Abnormal to talk the myth of "go woke. go broke."
Erin Reed On The New Abnormal19:39Erin Reed joins the New Abnormal to talk the lastest in laws targeting transgender rights.
Cindy Cohn On The New Abnormal22:20The EFF's Cindy Cohn joins The New Abnormal to talk cyber security.
Gary Marcus On The New Abnormal18:54Gary Marcus joins The New Abnormal to discuss the dangers of AI.
Will Sommer On The New Abnormal17:05Will Sommer joins The Daily Beast's The New Abnormal to talk the America first movement.
Kelly Weill On The New Abnormal20:50The Daily Beast's Kelly Weill joins The New Abnormal to talk the reputation laundering of the Allen, TX mall shooter.
112. A Fever Dreams Farewell feat. Asawin Suebsaeng57:54It’s the final episode of Fever Dreams. After sharing some of their favorite moments from the podcast’s years-long run, the hosts tackle the right-wing obfuscation of a mass shooter’s extremist history and a viral prank on the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
111. Steven Crowder Exposed feat. Jason Wilson53:56Fever Dreams examines the recent headline-grabbing actions of right-wing media darling Steven Crowder, who was outed this week for allegedly exposing his genitals repeatedly to employees. Plus! The latest on Ammon Bundy’s latest brewing standoff attempt.
110. Tuckered Out feat. Sam Adler Bell55:52On this week’s Fever Dreams, a look at the ecosystem of grifters and gadflies who made a living appearing on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show—and what comes next for them. Plus! What is pronatalism, and why are all the Silicon Valley dudes talking about it?